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BSkyB acquires Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia

BSkyB will buy Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia from 21st Century Fox for £4.9 billion. BSkyB has entered into agreements with 21st Century Fox to a [...]

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UPC Hungary's app store
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UPC Hungary chooses Metrological for apps

Dutch cloud platform Metrological has deployed a cloud-based TV app store for cable operator UPC Hungary. The TV app store was launched, in partner [...] [...]

Emotion focusses on file-based workflows
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Emotion focusses on file-based workflows

The very latest versions of Emotion Systems’s eFF and Engine will be on show in Amsterdam.

Blackmagic Design brings politics to the people
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Blackmagic Design brings politics to the people

At Denmark's The People’s Meeting (Folkemødet), members of each political party, as well as mayors, councillors and government ministers give speeches and take part in live, open air discussions on public policies with more than 11,000 members of the public.

Adder brings performance and flexibility to The Farm
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Adder brings performance and flexibility to The Farm

The Farm Group, an international post production company, built its newest facility in Soho, London, it sought a high performance KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) provider to supply the infrastructure for a series of editing and effects suites.

RRsat restores Hitchcock classic Jamaica Inn
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RRsat restores Hitchcock classic Jamaica Inn

RRsat has completed its first 4K restoration project, on behalf of Cohen Films and Finishing Post Productions

 Global companies boost IABM numbers
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Global companies boost IABM numbers

The IABM has seen a significant increase in new membership this year with 22 companies joining in the last six months.

ProMax Systems announces Cache-A acquisition
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ProMax Systems announces Cache-A acquisition

ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of video storage servers and editing workstations, has acquired Cache-A, supplier of network-attached video archive appliances.

TV2000 deploys Dalet for programme preparation and production
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TV2000 deploys Dalet for programme preparation and production

TV2000 has successfully deployed the Dalet News Suite solution for news production, broadcasting and web publication and Dalet Media Life to manage programme preparation.

Forbidden supports IBC TV expansion
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Forbidden supports IBC TV expansion

Forbidden Technologies’ cloud-based video post production platform will serve as one of the core technologies behind IBC TV's expansion into year-round programming.

ITV goes Nativ
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ITV goes Nativ

After a careful evaluation, ITV Studios selected Nativ’s Mio for its production transformation project. Adrian Pennington reports on the results.

dock10 joins Sohonet Network
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dock10 joins Sohonet Network

Media services provider dock10 has joined Sohonet Media Network, allowing the company access to Sohonet’s international community of over 400 media locations, including broadcasters, studios, post production houses and advertising agencies.

Gravity Media Group acquires ACTIS HF
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Gravity Media Group acquires ACTIS HF

Gearhouse Broadcast owner Gravity Media Group (GMG) has announced the acquisition of French radio frequency (RF) transmission specialist ACTIS.

Timeline TV selects Aframe for Channel 4’s The Mill
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Timeline TV selects Aframe for Channel 4’s The Mill

The post production of Channel 4’s historical drama The Mill was completed using a cloud video production platform from Aframe.

Nominate now for TVBAwards
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Nominate now for TVBAwards

There is less than three weeks to go to enter nominations for the TVBAwards 2014

NHK 8K image sensor still in prototype
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NHK 8K image sensor still in prototype

NHK will showcase the latest developments in its 8K Super HiVision broadcasting system at IBC, but has yet to perfect an image sensor with a sensitivity as high as that of HD.

4K boom drives Pablo Rio sales in Japan
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4K boom drives Pablo Rio sales in Japan

Although 4K is mainly seen as an experimental format in Europe, it is rapidly gaining hold as the medium of choice in Japan for movies, high quality TV programmes and large screen public displays.

24fps here to stay unless Avatar 2 jump-starts cinema (again)
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24fps here to stay unless Avatar 2 jump-starts cinema (again)

With the advent of digital cinema the movie industry is finally able to shift away from production and playback techniques that date back almost a century, yet silence has fallen on one such development – higher than 24fps rates.

World Cup transmitted in 4K HEVC
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World Cup transmitted in 4K HEVC

The World Cup Final was transmitted to cinemagoers in London in Ultra HD using the High Efficiency Video Coding compression format, the third match from Brazil 2014 to be shot in 4K.

Bruce Tuchman
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IBC to assess health of TV

IBC’s conference opening keynote, looks specifically at the health of the broadcast sector. The session brings together David Abraham, CEO Channel 4, Bruce Tuchman, president AMC Networks International (pictured) and Imagine Communications CEO Charlie Vogt.

FIFA World Cup Final filmed in 360° Ultra HD
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FIFA World Cup Final filmed in 360° Ultra HD

The final of the 2014 World Cup was captured in 360º and in Ultra HD on the OmniCam developed by the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin. [...] [...]

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